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Legislation #: 981396 Introduction Date: 11/30/1998
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 12/27/1998
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 48, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Section 48-32, Open storage upon residential premises and vacant lots, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter clarifying exceptions to open storage restrictions.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/30/1998

Prepare to Introduce

11/30/1998

Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

12/9/1998

Do Pass

12/10/1998

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

12/17/1998

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 981396

 

Amending Chapter 48, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Section 48-32, Open storage upon residential premises and vacant lots, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter clarifying exceptions to open storage restrictions.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That Chapter 48, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri is hereby amended by repealing Section 48-32, Open storage upon residential premises and vacant lots, and enacting one new section, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 48-32. Open storage upon residential premises and vacant lots.

 

Any portion of residential premises and/or vacant lots maintained in an unclean manner or used for the open storage of items or materials other than yard furniture, neatly stacked firewood, garden or yard tools, toys, usable building materials, or other such items approved by the director of neighborhood and community services or otherwise excepted by ordinance, is hereby declared to constitute a nuisance. The open storage of usable building materials is permitted and will not be considered to constitute a nuisance if the open storage is temporary, the building materials are to be used on the premises, the building materials are neatly stacked at least 18 inches off the ground and the building materials are not stored against the side of a structure.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney